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William Jennings Bryan
Wc cannot have “purity in the
state" unless our statesmen are
pure. There he plenty of men in
public life—nen of national prom
inence in the political realm, who
have plenty of brains and ability
so tar as statecraft is concerned,
hut such men with a spotless
Christian character are as rare as
they are refreshing.
Such a man is William J IJryan.
Never mind whether you agree
The say). What stirring words of
patriotism, of loyalty, of startling
Everybody knows how, in the
winsome speech of John Temple
Graves, he want "like a line of
light" from East to West redeem
mg I,is pledge, and how he has
kept every scintilla of his every
All the world knows how, going
from his native Illinois and begin
ning with nothing but the mint of
his own genius, his eloquence and
his character he reversed an over
whelming majority and went to
away a crown as he would brush
away a fly if it comes between him
This is the coronet that Chris
tian manhood wears—this is the
"That hIiiiII now lustre boast
When victor's wreath und monarch's
Shall blend in common dust.’’
—The Golden Age.
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with his political creedjnever mind
if you do not indorse his methods Washington from his newly adopt
er propaganda, let it he remem- ed home in Nebraska—how, when
bered that for a dozen years he has little more than a youth he leaped
been in the limelight of applaud- into national fame by a peerless
ing millions and beneath the speech on the floor of Congress,
searchlight of political opposition, and how, then without, hcadquar-
aml he stands today without a spot Wrs in Chicago, by one wonderful
u >on his princely name and eighty speech of less than thirty minutes
millions of people doing him per he won the Presidential nomina-
sonal honor. tion of a great national party which
What means that unparalleled dozens of great men had wrought
demonstration in New York which | a lifetime to gain. All this is re-
marked his home-coming—a ferred to in order to put into italics
tribute unequaled in the life of any | the beautiful fact that in the face
other private citizen and unsur-jot all this opulence of applause
passed even by the ‘welcome- and the dangerous plenitude of
home’’ accorded General Grant petting and toasting and "wining
with all his prestige of two preai-1 and dining,” which have been
dential terms and a mighty military showered upon him, this young
record? Think ot the spectacle; man has kept his head on his
not bearing the "palms of victory” shoulders and his heart on the
hut twice crowned with the thorns tight side. His wine glass has al-
of party defeat, this stalwart
American is tiaveling with his
family in a foreign land, when sud
denly state conventions of the
party he has twice led to disaster,
begin to break out with applause
at the mention ot his name, declar
ing with resolution and reason that
they want their twice defeated
leader lor standard-bearer again.
And all over the land the party
councils take up the cry, And
across the thousands of miles that
intervene, a dismembered, disor-
ways been turned down at count
less banquets in his honor, and he
has never found it necessary to
sweat -to "cuss a little with the
boys" in order to win f ivor with
the men about town, party Icadeis
and ward politicians.
And recently while on his ori
ental tour when the governor of a
Japanese province would do him
certain honor by giving him a feast
and reception on Sunday, lie
simplv replied: "I thank you for
the proffered honor, hut I always
ganized, discouraged party reaches attend church on the Lord’s day. ’
out its hands to the man who is dc-! Then he sought out the working
dared by many to be responsible I place, the "Light House” station
tor its ills, and says: "Lead us, of a lonely but faithful Christian
William—we believe in you! Lead I missionary and united bis heart
us or we die!" | and voice in prayer and praise. In
Why- svliy this unheaul of i other words: Latitude ami Longi-
cmi.se in the annals of a national j tude had nothing to do with Wil-
parly? There is there can be, liam J. Bryan's fidelity to God and
but one answer: The people know, i the Sabbath day.
the (actions know—everybody] Dr. II. M. Ilamil, the great
William .1. Bryan has never trim
med his convictions nor trampled
his conscience lor the sake of get
ting a vote.
They know everybody knows—
that when tne warty leaders shook
the electoral vote of gieat states in
his tace ancl said: "Modify just a
little on this point or that and wc
will give you this vote and—the
White House!"—everybody knows
Methodist preacher and Sunday
school apostle, was in Atlanta last,
week and said these words to the
“I was lecturer at Illinois Col-1
lege in Jacksonville, when William ;
J. Bryan graduated. I packed his
grip for him the night he was mar
ried. ! knew hun as a college boy
and I know him now. He was
never known to even smoke, chew,
drink or swear. He was devoted
GK< )RGIA—Coweta County.
T. F. Rawls, administrator of estate
of Robert If Monro, deceased, having
applied to the Court of Ordinary of said
County for Letters of Dismission from
Ins said trnst, all persons concerned are
required to show cause in said Conrt by
the first Monday in October next, if any
they can, why said application should
not be granted. This Sept Hrd, UK)?.
I,. A. PKRDUK, Ordinary.
L M Farmer, administrator of estate
of Cornelia A. Dennis, deceased, having
applied to the Court of Ordinary of snid
County for leave to sell the lands of said
dooensed, all persons concerned are re
quired to show cause in said Court by
tlie first Mon lay in October next, if any
they can, why said application should
not be granted. This Sept. :ird, liHXi,
L. A. PKRDUK, Ordinary.
OK< )RGIA—Coweta County.
K. M. Farmer, administrator of estate
of Laura N. Hubbard, deceased, having
applied to tbo Court of Ordinary of said
County for leave to soil the lands of said
deceased, all persons concerned are re
quired to show cause in said Oourt. by
tlie first Monday in October next, if any
they can, why said application should
not he granted. This Sept. Hrd, 1906.
L. A. PKRDUK, Ordinary.
T. F. Rawls, county Adtur., adminis
trator of estate of Mary ,). Freeman, do-
ceased, having applied to the Court of
Ordinary of said Comity for leave to
sell lands of said deceased, all persons
concerned are required to show cause in
said Court by the first Monday in Octo
ber next, if liny they can, why said ap
plication should not lie granted. This
Sept Hrd. 1906.
L. A. PKRDUK, Ordinary.
(i K< >IU HA —Coweta County.
The estate of Moses Smith, into of said
County, deceased, being nuiopresouted
and not likely in he represented, all per
sons etmeerned are required to show
cause in the Oourt of Ordinary of said
County, on the first Monday in October
next, why such administration should
not lie vested in the County Adminis
trator. This Sept Hnl, MIDI).
L. A. PKRDUK, Ordinary.
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October, 1000, before the court house
door in Coweta county, between the
usual hours of sale, the following real
estate and hank stock, situated in Cow
eta county, Gn., to-wit : An undivided
2-H interest in one acre, more or loss, of
land located in city of New nan, in wes
tern side of said city, known as the U.
H. Wilkinson property, and bounded
south and west by ,T. ,T. Keith, east by
Line Street, north by Copt. Holland.
Size, 200x1115 feet.
Also, live shares of Coweta National
Bank stock, No. Hi, of Newuau, Ga.
Par vnluo'of f 101).(HI per share.
Sold as the property of the estate of
.Tames T. Wester, deceased. Terms cash.
This Sept. Hrd,1000. John D. Wester,
Admr. of .las, T. Wester, deceased.
how he looked at them with steady to his church and Sabbath school.
eye, tranquil heart and encourog-
ing bravery, then said like the
"Millboy of the Slashes": "I would
rather be right than be President,
Gentlemen, I believe a tiling. It
you wish to nominate me on what
1 believe, well and good. But it
you want a platform different from
what I honestly believe, then find
you another man." And all the
world knows how, in that trying
hour, when his leadership had
You cannot say too much for his
We heard George Foster Pea
body, tlie wise, golden-hearted
philanthropist, declare concerning
Edward M. Sheppard, the great
Christian lawyer of Brooklyn: “He
has the most regnant conscience
ot any man I have ever known in
It is not the clash and the dare
and the “Rough-Rider" fearless-
been repudiated by the very con- i ness alone that have given Then
dore Roosevelt his popularity with
the masses, but the widespread be
lief, after all, that the man has a
conscience and a character. And
Hughes, of New York, Weaver, of
Philadelphia, and Joseph W. Folk,
Missouri—all devout Christian
men—have carried their Christian
character as the bulwark of their
strength and brought it untarnish
ed from the smoke of the conflict.
And it is the “regnant consci
ence" that lias made the valley a
mountain height for William .),
Bryan, put a sceptre in his stalwart
hand and placed him on a throne
in the hearts of men.
Converted when a boy, Bryan
has done no more than he ough'
to have none—he has just been
true to his religious profession —
steadfast in his Christian life.
Young man of America, you do
vention which had nominated him
in a delirium of enthusiasm at its
two preceding sessions, lie stood
before that convention, without
bitterness and without fear, tow
ering like a giant above circum
stances that would have ctushed
most men. There was pallor on
his cheek, there was lightning in
his eye and the thunder of warn
ing in Ins ringing voice:
"It was a brave thing for Judge
Parker to send that telegram, but
it would have been a braver tiling
for him to send it before he was
nominated. And 1 put this con
vention and all America on notice
now that while the platform we
have adopted suits me better than
the platform of the other party,
and I can then fore conscientious
ly support it, after the battle is
over in November I will go honest-
DESIRABLE FARM OF 600 ACRES. NEAR
GRANTVILLE, FOR SALE.
Will bo mild at public out-cry before
the court, bouse door in Ncwiiuu, Ga.,
on the first Tuesday in October next,
during tlie lawful hours for sales, all
that tract or parcel of land situated in
the Hrd distriot of Coweta county, oom-
inonly known as the Zellars farm, em-
bracing all of lots of land Nos 1H and
14; the east half of lot No. 15, and the
east half of lot No. 22; containing iu all
six hundred aores, more or less, and
bounded north by L W. Kolmmion; west
by.l.K Cotton and Beavers; south by
J. K. Dean and M. B Lambert, and east
by Glenn Arnold and L. VV. Bolmiuton.
This farm is one of tlie most valuable
and desirable iu this section of the
county. It is well located on public
road, three miles northwest of Grant-
ville; has four Rood bouses, plenty of
timber, 50 acres of tine bottom land, and
convenient to schools and churches.
Sold by consent, of and for the pur
pose of partition between the heirs of
Mrs Kiln Zellars, dooensed, all of whom
will join in making a good and sufficient
warranty deed to the same.
Possession will be given at tlie end of
the present year or as soon as the present
tenants can gar,tier and move their crops.
For further information apply to T. K.
Zellars or T. M. Zellars, Grantville, Ga
Titles perfect. Terms eosli on being put
in possession. This Sept litli, 1006.
T. K. Zellars,
T. M. Zellars,
Mrs. Jessie A. Word,
Mrs. Ktlen G. Camp,
Kmtnn Belle Zellars,
Kiln Kstelle Zellars,
Heirs at law of Mrs. Kiln Zellars, Doo.’d.
ly and arduously at work to try to ! not need schemes and "bosses"
make both platform and party ! nor even votes and victory to make
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS.
Notice is hereby given to ill creditors
of the estate of W. F. Holeman, late of
said county, deceased." to render in an
account of their demands to me within
tlie time prescribed by law. properly
made out. All persons indebted to snid
deceased are hereby requested to make
immediate payment to the undersigned.
This 8th day of August, 1006
24 Executrix of W. F. Holeman.
Mr. T. C. Crenshaw, who has an
nounced himself a cindidate for
railroad commissioner, in opposi
tion to lion. S. G. McLendon, the
nominee of the State Democratic
Con vention, defies the organized
D nii.cr.icy ot the State and should
be treated as tne arrant and impu
dent independent and party dis
ruption ist that he is. By announc
ing his candidacy in opposition to
the nominee of the State Demo
cratic convention, he places his
political head in range as an in
viting target for every loyal Dem
ocratic voter in the State and none
should fail to crack it.
We see that Mr. Crenshaw asks
the people of the State to suspend
judgment on his case until he pre
pares and issues "an address to all
voters of the State, giving them
reasons for his candidacy and why
he should be elected.”
It matters not what Mr. Cren
shaw may allege in Ids promised
address to "all the voters of the
State,” he will not be able to get
around the fact that Mr. McLen
don, whom he opposes, is the nom
inee of the Democratic party
The State Democratic Conven
tion at Micon pulled down all bar
riers and opened wide the door of
the party to all white voters, ex
tending the hand of cordial wel
come to Populists, Independents
and all others who had for any rea
son left the party housenoid, and
this announcement of an inde
pendent candidate for a state of
fice in opposition to the party nom
inee is without excuse. Mr. Cren
shaw is simply an independent can-
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Hear! Hear! (as the English
you a king among men. But rath
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moral grandeur of William J. Bry
an, that would cause him to thrust
ADMINISTRATOR S SALE.
By virtue of an order of tlie Court ot
Ordinary of said county, will be sold at
i public outcry, on the first Tuesday in
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